Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
518 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

GAZ088-101-SCZ040-042-182200-
EFFINGHAM GA-SCREVEN GA-ALLENDALE SC-HAMPTON SC-
518 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EFFINGHAM...
SCREVEN...HAMPTON AND ALLENDALE COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 517 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR SYLVANIA...MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

  HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH AND UP TO PENNY SIZED HAIL.

  IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF
           LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS. MINOR HAIL DAMAGE TO PLANTS...
           TREES AND CROPS IS POSSIBLE. DAMAGE TO WINDSHIELDS IS
           UNLIKELY.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE... SYLVANIA...LAKE
WARREN STATE PARK...ESTILL...GIFFORD...NEWINGTON...OLIVER... LURAY
AND HUNTERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO. YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL YOUR
REPORT TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV.

&&

LAT...LON 3294 8153 3287 8115 3246 8141 3251 8158
      3252 8162 3253 8162 3252 8163 3253 8163
      3253 8165 3254 8166 3256 8172 3259 8175
TIME...MOT...LOC 2117Z 274DEG 11KT 3276 8155

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